Wilsons Promontory Lightstation (Wilsons Promontory National Park)


Wilsons Promontory Lightstation (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Standing 100m above the wild waters of Bass Strait Wilsons Promontory Lightstation is accessed by hikers either as a dedicated destination 20km from Tidal River or as part of the iconic Southern Prom Circuit. Overnight visitors are welcomed with a touch of unexpected luxury in a location which feels a million miles from home.

You will need to be self sufficient as there are no supplies available at the lighthouse station and think about what you take as all rubbish must also be carried out. Blanket and doona hire available but bring your own sleeping bag or linen.

How to get there

Wilsons Promontory Lightstation (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Need to know

Wilsons Promontory Lightstation (Wilsons Promontory National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No camping
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No fishing
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No vehicles


  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track
    • Unstable cliffs

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Closure of camping and accommodation at Wilsons Promontory National Park

At the direction of the Victorian Chief Health Officer, Parks Victoria has closed camping and accommodation, including lighthouse accommodation, at Wilsons Promontory National Park, from Sunday 22 March, while limiting the number of day visitors from Monday 23 March 2020, until further notice. Check our COVID-19 update for the latest information, and follow the health advice provided by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Opening hours change from Sunday 5 April

From Sunday 5 April, Wilsons Promontory National Park will be open from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm, with last vehicle entry at 4.00 pm.

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